How can we stop air and water pollution?

Pollution is the presence of contaminants or unwanted harmful substances in the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light.

Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants.

We can reduce
air pollution by the following steps:- 

1. We can plant trees to reduce the level of carbon dioxide and air pollution.            

2. By using CNG and unleaded petrol in our vehicle.            

3. By using public transport as far as possible.            

4. By giving general awareness about air pollution to our family and friends.


We can reduce water pollution by the following steps:-

1. Discharge of untreated sewage and effluents from factories and Industries in water bodies should be strictly prohibited.

2. Every city should have a sewage treatment plant.

3. Public awareness about the harms of idol immersion should be increased.

4. Oil Spills from Water bodies should be cleaned.

5. Dumping of wastes on Water bodies should be strictly prohibited.

6. Traditional crematoriums should be replaced with electric crematoriums.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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